doctus cum libro
having book learning, learned with a book, describes those of us who lack practical knowledge
of the same flour, birds of a feather, used to characterize people of the same nature, cut from the same cloth
a friend fo the court, this is an impartial spokesmen in court who volunteers or is invited by the court to give advice on a matter
Hannibal ad portas
hannibal is at the gates! we would say our country is in danger! used to alert citizens of danger to the country
a manuscript parchment, a code of laws, originally spelled caudex and first meant tree trunk. Juvenal used it to mean a wooden block to which men were tied to for punishment. It came to finally mean a book made of wooden slabs with printing scratched into wax coatings on the slabs. there are several codes of laws
never say die, means really "nothing is to be despaired of" this is expressed by Horace in his odes or as Yogi Berra says, "the game ain't over until it's over"